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Curt
07-25-2012, 03:36 PM
Willingham hit his 25th home run last night in the Twins' 97th game of the season. That is the ninth fastest in club history. Where will he end up? So far, only Harmon Killebrew has hit more than 35 homers in a season in the Twins' history. He did it eight times.



Game #
Year
Player
Pace @ 25
Final


70
1964
Killebrew
58
49


79
1961
Killebrew
51
46


81
1970
Killebrew
50
41


84
1967
Killebrew
48
44


84
1969
Killebrew
48
49


92
2006
Morneau
44
34


92
2007
Morneau
44
31


96
1962
Killebrew
42
48


97
2012
Willingham
42
??


99
2009
Morneau
41
30

Badsmerf
07-25-2012, 03:42 PM
Plouffe is going to come back and hit another 10 HR's in 2 weeks.

Curt
08-15-2012, 10:39 AM
Willingham is still on pace for over 40 homers. He has reached 30 in 116 team games. That is the eighth fastest pace in Twins' history. He is the twelfth Twins player to reach 30 in one season (24 times total).



Game #
Year
Player
Pace @ 30
Final


81
1964
Killebrew
60
49


91
1970
Killebrew
53
41


95
1961
Killebrew
51
46


98
1967
Killebrew
50
44


102
1969
Killebrew
48
49


113
1962
Killebrew
43
48


113
2006
Morneau
43
34


116
2012
Willingham
42
??


118
1987
Hrbek
41
34


131
1963
Killebrew
37
45


132
1966
Killebrew
37
39


133
1963
Allison
37
35


137
1964
Oliva
35
32


139
1986
Gaetti
35
34


139
2009
Morneau
35
30


140
1964
Allison
35
32


144
1984
Brunansky
34
32


145
1963
Hall
34
33


147
2007
Morneau
33
31


148
1987
Brunansky
33
32


149
1987
Gaetti
33
31


153
2009
Cuddyer
32
32


156
2006
Hunter
31
31


157
1986
Puckett
31
31

70charger
08-15-2012, 01:46 PM
His power has been a real bright spot on the 2012 team, and he's making the FO look pretty good in this case. I also love that they found a right-handed masher who can make use of the left field bleachers at Target Field. I never figured the park for the home run wasteland it was in 2010-2011, and Willingham is starting to prove that it isn't. Here's hoping for 40!